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All 15 Mal Pais Restaurants

The Bakery

50 meteers north of Franks at Playa Carmen, Mal Pais, Costa Rica
2640 0560
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Ranked #1 of 15 Restaurants in Mal Pais
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Bakery
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Good for: Families with children, Romance
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: The best fresh baked cakes, bread, croisants, bagels and much, much more! Great lunches and dinners, coffees and refreshing drinks.

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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014 NEW

House-made breakfast croissants and prosciutto and arugula pizza must have.......walking distance from the cabina

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Huntington Beach, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 NEW

Epic bfast. Fast and friendly service and right in town for an easy walk or quick drive. The coffee was the best we've had in Costa Rica and the food all made with healthy ingredients. Wish I had the bakery back home.

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New Jersey
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 NEW

Loved this bakery! We stayed right across the street from it at Hotel Casa Azul and we ate at the bakery each morning. They have a great variety of smoothies and food, and the employees were very friendly. The location couldn't be better. Both outdoor and indoor seating which was great. Stop by if you're in the area!

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New York City, New York
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

Their breakfast and pastries are the best in the area. I ate breakfast there every single morning. We ate in their shade covered outdoor area and enjoyed some unique twists on traditional breakfast and lunch dishes. Their coffee is amazing, their shakes are delicious and the food is just perfect.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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42 reviews 42 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Yes I ate here 4 times in less than 2 days! My motto is if you like it go back and have it again... And again... And again! Some of the best (and FINALLY) properly made coffees I've had in 3 months in Latin America, great breakfasts, sandwiches and to die for cheese cake! Friendly, lovely girls working in there... More 

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Guelph, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

We discovered this place in the middle of our trip and then made 5 visits to this place in three days! The desserts are great (get the lava cake with ice cream) and they have a wide selection. The all-you-can-eat Monday pizza is great because they have a good selection of thin crust pizza. They also serve food at this... More 

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West Tisbury, Massachusetts
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

This shop was just across the street from where we stayed(and will again), and I loved getting up in the morning and grabbing a delicious pastry/croissant and coffee. Nicely designed, inside, and a comfortable seating area out.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

The bakery is a hub in santa teresa. Slightly modern and little more upscale than most places, but no doubt delicious. I had many fantastic meals here, ranging from healthy salads to hearty sandwiches to incredible pastries. The root salad was so good an unique, I have even copied the recipe at home. Check it out!

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Toronto, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Had breakfast here nearly every day. Try everything! Also, loved their smoothies and the all-you-can-eat pizza Mondays.

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Orlando, Florida
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3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Absolutely LOVED the food at The Bakery. Not only was the service TOP NOTCH, the food was wonderful! We ate here several times the week we stayed in Mal Pais - and enjoyed pancakes, eggs, and pastries.

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Additional Information about The Bakery

Address: 50 meteers north of Franks at Playa Carmen, Mal Pais, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 2640 0560
Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Mal Pais
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Bakery

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